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Newport NH Chief calls new marijuana law a ‘flawed system’

Newport Police Chief Jim Burroughs doesn’t have much positive to say about New Hampshire’s new marijuana law. “It’s a flawed system. We’re trying to make the best out of it.” “The Legislature didn’t legalize marijuana. It just decriminalized areas of … Continue reading

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Newport resident sues school district over budget mishap

NEWPORT — Bert Spaulding Sr. has filed a motion in Sullivan County Superior Court claiming the Newport School District presented an erroneous budget to town voters, resulting in excess revenues that are now to be collected absent corrective action. “By … Continue reading

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Newport Baptist Church Buys Claremont Building for $700

Claremont — The City Council has accepted a bid of $700 to sell the former Unitarian Universalist Church on Broad Street to Lake Sunapee Baptist Church of Newport. Planning and Development Director Nancy Merrill said it was the only bid the … Continue reading

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Newport Schools Consider Activity Fees

Newport — The 25 residents, many with school-aged children, who attended Tuesday’s meeting on the creation of a committee to consider charging students for extracurricular activities came with a lot of questions and comments that will serve as a framework for … Continue reading

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18-year-old stole from cars before fleeing from, assaulting officers in NH

NEWPORT — An 18-year-old is accused of stealing from cars and assaulting a police officer in Newport. The Newport Police Department received reports of a man going through cars in the area of the Newport Village Apartments on Whipple Road … Continue reading

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N.H. Carjacking Suspect Remains Held in Vermont

A 39-year-old Windsor man failed to appear for his arraignment in Sullivan County Superior Court on Thursday on charges related to an alleged carjacking in Claremont because he is incarcerated in Vermont.Wayne Keough faces charges of robbery, reckless conduct and … Continue reading

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